Healthy Quinoa Salad!

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This protein packed salad with mediterranean flavours makes the perfect lunch or dinner meal! It is such a simple recipe that you can prepare in no time.  Feel free to replace or add in other vegetables to suit your taste buds!

Ingredients

2 cups of water

1 cup of quinoa rinsed and drained

1/2 cup of low fat feta cheese

1 cup of chopped cherry tomatoes

1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

100g rocket leaves

1 small red onion sliced into thin rounds

1tbsp fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp. olive oil

1/4 cup chopped almonds

1 tsp ground black pepper

Method

1.Pour water and quinoa into saucepan over medium heat.  Bring to the boil and then reduce heat to low.

2. Let the quinoa simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed and quinoa is cooked through.  Place into a bowl and and set aside to cool.

3. Combine the tomatoes, rocket leaves, parsley, red onion, chopped almonds and feta in a bowl. Squeeze the lemon juice, olive oil and black pepper on top and stir through.

4. Add the quinoa and toss all together.

5. Serve immediately or chill in fridge.

Enjoy!